Happy Veteran's Day!

Thank you to all military members and military families. We salute you! The American Red Cross links members of the U.S. Armed Forces with their families during a crisis.  Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Red Cross quickly sends emergency communications to deployed service members on behalf of their family.  Military members can have…… Continue reading Happy Veteran's Day!

Red Cross Pets Support Our Military!

Veterans Day is almost here, reminding me of a program that many have never heard of — the Red Cross Pet Visitation Program. At home and abroad, specially trained dogs visit wounded military members in hospitals and rehabilitation centers to offer love, encouragement and a little distraction. Wounded American soldier Ryan Newberry is happy to…… Continue reading Red Cross Pets Support Our Military!

Thank You Military Members and Families!

Today our Red Cross staff and volunteers marched in the Columbus Veteran’s Day parade to honor former and current military members and their families. As you can see from the pictures – we always have a great time showing our support!                                        The American Red Cross links members of the U.S. Armed Forces with…… Continue reading Thank You Military Members and Families!

In these turbulent times, one thing you can count on is the American Red Cross

Your Red Cross hasn’t strayed from our mission to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters. During our fiscal year 2008-2009, more than 500 families received assistance after home fires. Nearly 600 local families, with loved ones serving in the military, turned to the Red Cross when emergencies disrupted their lives. Seniors continued…… Continue reading In these turbulent times, one thing you can count on is the American Red Cross